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  1. Need some help...

    Hello,

    First of all, if you click the "Help" link at the top of the page while already on the Help page, it gives a 404 error (just did it by mistake, and it happens every time).

    Second, I am interested in ending my Boomerang subscription. I see uninstallation instructions, but I cannot figure out how to stop paying monthly.

    Please advise.

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    • Fix Interference with other Extensions

      Interferes with some other Chrome/Gmail extensions and causes them not to work. Example: Boomerang for Gmail causes the Gmail features of "Remind Me - by Astrid" extension not to work.

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      • Hi THIS GEORGE MCLAUGHLIN , AS YOU MAY KNOW .

        AS OF TONIGHT , I WILL BE, LOGING IN ON AM - DUE TO ME WORKING 4PA, TO 12:30AM.. . WHEN i WAKE UP . I AM NOT DUE IN ANY RUSH, THIS WAY .... I WILL TAKE MY TIME , YES I KNOW ALL THE RULES , IF NEEDED ANY -EXTRA-STORAGE I WILL PAY FOR IT , LAST NIGHT, I MAY HAVE HIT A KEY, TONIGHT I JUST LOG ON. SEE ALL IS OK ALL , AGAIN I THANK YOU FOR SETTING ME UP, YES I AM A SWEETER. FAN

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        • new compose style problem in full screen

          When I open a full screen email, the Boomrang bar completely covers the Gmail bar -- obscuring the Send button with a "Send Later" button and covering up the formatting options as well.

          This happens when I click an email address from my CRM, which opens a compose window in a new browser tab, as well as when I click "pop out" and go full screen.

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          • Pricing

            I really like Boomerang. I've maxed it out several times. Unfortunately, I just can't justify paying more than double what my google apps subscription costs. I'm surprised that you're charging $300 per year for 3 people.

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            • Immediate Explanation

              Immediately explain to new users the difference between the "Send Later" button and the "Boomerang this" checkbox. I eventually figured it out myself but it took me 15 minutes to do so (reading through the help FAQ).

              I suspect a lot of users are like me in that they search for "gmail send later" - i.e., they are looking specifically for a 'send later' program. They then associate "send an email at a later time" with "that Boomerang program." When they go to configure their first 'send later' email, they think clicking the checkbox and specifying a time is the…

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              • Purchase credits not subscriptions

                I would much rather pay for a bundle of credits than for a month's "unlimited" subscription. I often use boomerang when getting a surge of email, which may be more than one month apart. I would like to see an alternative pricing plan that lets me pay per-message credit, not per-time period.

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                • Show a history/statistics

                  I think it would be interesting (and useful) to know more about how I use boomerang. How many messages have I scheduled so far this month? Are there days when I use it more than others? How much more?

                  A simple "reports" or "statistics" page that showed me how I use boomerang would be great for answering these sorts of questions.

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                  • Show a history/statistics

                    I think it would be interesting (and useful) to know more about how I use boomerang. How many messages have I scheduled so far this month? Are there days when I use it more than others? How much more?

                    A simple "reports" or "statistics" page that showed me how I use boomerang would be great for answering these sorts of questions.

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                    • Suppress read receipt when sender views message

                      I am having the Read Receipt triggered whenever I view a message that I've sent.

                      Since you are aware of my IP address and the IP address that viewed the read receipt graphic, you should be able to ignore it when I view a message that I sent with an embedded read receipt request.

                      Thank you.

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                      • Compatibility problem with Gmail's "Send from Gmail" chrome extension

                        When I use Google's "Send from Gmail" extension for their Chrome browser (it allows me to email a link to the current page), I receive an error whenever I use the Send Later feature.

                        After clicking Send Later, a dialog box appears telling me when the message will be sent.

                        When I click OK, Gmail displays a dialog box stating:
                        "Your draft has been modified.
                        Are you sure you want to leave this page?"

                        Sometimes this leaves a draft duplicate of the message I just sent, sometimes it doesn't.

                        It shouldn't be necessary for me to force Gmail to close…

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                        • Return receipt for first read only!

                          I didn't see this available in your FAQ, but other services do offer a feature where one can have a setting to receive a "read receipt" the FIRST time it is opened/read, and not a gazillion times, which can happen with replying back and forth to the same message using Boomerang. Thanks!

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                          • accident opt-out of read receipts while testing between own accounts, how do i enable feature again?

                            accidently opt-out of read receipts while testing between own accounts, how do i enable feature again from receiving account?

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                            • Ever since Gmail update the new compose design, Boomerang failed to work for me.

                              Ever since Gmail update the new compose design, Boomerang failed to work for me.

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                              • I've gone back to free because I do not like new format

                                I find having boomerang pop up at the bottom of the message box annoying and harder to read my message and shrinks the size of the message box. For that reason, I will be discontinuing the use of. Too bac because I really liked the old version.

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                                • Automate follow-up emails in one step (not having to go to "Sent" label)

                                  Would be great to be able to configure the follow up email from within the compose window of the first email.
                                  Going to “Sent” label after composing the message to configure the follow up mail is a bit annoying (specially when you need to do a lots of follow ups)

                                  It´ll be like this: i´m sending this email and, if there´s no answer, I´d like to send this other one to follow-up.

                                  And everything from the "Compose" window (without having to go to "Sent" label, open the email, write the reply, choose "Send Later" "If nobody replies".... too many steps!)

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                                  • Search functionality in "messages" tab

                                    Would be awesome to be able to search for older mail sent. It would also be awesome to be able to see more than 50 emails. As I send multiple emails/day, this is imperative to track metrics.

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                                    • Using days of week (Monday, Tuesday, etc) broken

                                      It used to be that if I typed "9am Monday" as my boomerang time on Friday (a common task for me, wanting to deal with it first thing next week), it would understand and allow it. Now, whenever I use a day of the week that already happened in the current week (Tuesday, if it's Thursday, etc), it assumes I'm trying to put a time in the past instead of the human-logical assumption that I mean the upcoming weekday of the same name. I would love a fix for it. It's that one nagging bug for me. Thanks for the…

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                                      • getting error when click on account.....unable to cancel subscription

                                        Internal Server Error

                                        The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

                                        Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@localhost and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

                                        More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

                                        Apache/2.2.14 (Ubuntu) Server at b4g.baydin.com Port 8080

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                                        • 24-hour/Military Time

                                          At present, Boomerang does not recognize times entered in the 24-hour clock format. For example, the time "fri 1300" is not recognized as equivalent to "fri 1:00p" (the shortest working way of entering "Friday at 1:00 p.m." that I know right now). This would enable some users to speed things up a bit.

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